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Nov 11, 2013 6:00am EST
the spending occurs. willy sutton said he robbed banks because it's where the money was. medicaid, medicare, social security. >> did you see the wall street journal? >> no. >> writing about the nih, on the cusp of exciting stuff. >> extraordinary organization. >> you could talk sense into both sides of the aisle. >> you should be able to. getting back -- >> maybe now you can. >> both sides have very serious issues. >> wounded. >> our party has been led by folks who took us down a side road which is a dead end on the repeal of obama care which the price is passing the debt ceiling. the president is in trouble because he put forward the obama care proposal which isn't doing at all. he's doing the opposite of what he said he would do and taking people's insurance away. if they want to govern, reach an agreement. >> what about immigration? the house republicans are holding that up. >> well, i think there is a pathway to reach an agreement on immigration. there is a pathway to reach an agreement on a mini large bargain -- >> doing the budget first. >> that would be the easier one. immigration th
Nov 26, 2013 6:00am EST
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Nov 19, 2013 6:00am EST
time dealing with health care, social security, medicare, medicaid that we've done it on a partisan basis. completely shut out the other political party. what obama needs to do, he needs to bring in the leaders of the industry. republicans, democrats, insurance industry, people from the provider sector, doctors and hospitals. let's solve the problem once and for all. >> governor, but what's your fix look like. >> what's the substantive fix? >> well, first off, very easily. first off, we cost too much on administration. we've got to cut that back and we've got to cut back on the paperwork, the rule making, we've got to be able to have refundable tax credits so people that need some kind of subsidization is going to be able to buy the kind of insurance policy. and we've got to allow the companies to make rating decisions so it's actuarily sound. you're going to hold down on cost and drive the curve down and make a program much more efficient and much more affordable and be able to get health care under control. that's what we need to do in america. >> that would have to be a repeal an
Nov 13, 2013 6:00am EST
their act together soon. but of course they cite medicare part d and all the other programs where the beginning was so rocky, six months later or a year later it's -- >> the question is whether this time it's different. i don't know the answer there, though. >> massachusetts was slow to start, she, by the way, no doubt the most powerful woman in the world, i think. >> i think you may be right. >> i was going to say merkel or potentially soon to be yellen. >> no. she's been commenting on people. but i still think valerie is above merkel. how many people do they have in germany? this woman is powerful. anyway, this is a weird one. if there's one thing about medical science, it definitely is an art, not a science. and we don't know what to do a lot of times with cholesterol and heart disease and what helps it and what you need to do. now more people, i guess, could get statins, but other people don't need statins. so there are some new clinical guidelines being hailed as the biggest shift in cardiovascular disease prevention. the change could more than double the number of people who
Nov 18, 2013 6:00am EST
. honestly, i didn't remember. 1989, the medicare catastrophic act. americans were so angry that they stripped it and got rid of that law. i think it's a stretch to seau bomb ma care is headed there yet. >> yeah, it's early to say that. i think the key test will be the implement -- or the december 1 date to get the website working and if they do that, there is a story over the weekend saying 80% of folks will be able to use the website. it will be better to say that. if they get the website going, people want to sign up, you'll see a little bit of pressure ease up. not a lot of it. there's the entire question of people losing their plans. all the cancellation l understa works. the bottom line is get out of the weeds. the plan was sold under false pretenses. people are angry over that. it's taken a huge toll on obama's rating. is the law going to collapse of its own weight? i think it's way too soon to say that. get the website working. people sign up. it will be a lot better. people want to keep the plans, they can keep it. >> you said folks. you're getting that from the pre
Nov 6, 2013 6:00am EST
for services. the more tests you do, that's how you make your revenue. if you could get medicare to pay you if the patient does well -- >> you're a 1000% right. we move away from medicare to more shared savings or sharing risk with the government with organizations. that moves us away free for service to a different kind of payment. >> it's an institution with every specialty where many hospital bed, thousands of doctors. why isn't it just an insurance company? why can't we go to you and say tell me what you're going to charge me to take care of me and employees. >> that's the future. >> that is the future. part of the motivation for us to become a much larger hospital system, bigger geographic area was to accept risks. >> that's very interesting. if you get to that point, that changes the game. costs truly do come down. >>> absolutely. >> are you comfortable that for example you saw some of the different news organization play up different situations that happened in the first month. on a 69-year-old couple is mandated to pay for maternity care or when someone with substance abuse -- just
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